Californians Left On Tenterhooks As Trump Administration Weighs Cost-Sharing Subsidies
The continued uncertainty is also vexing insurers, which in the coming weeks must start notifying regulators whether they plan to continue selling plans on state health exchanges in 2018.
San Francisco Chronicle:
Future Of ACA Subsidies Is In Limbo, Awaiting Trump Decision
The federal government spends $7 billion a year on these subsidies nationwide, and about $750 million of it goes to help low-income residents of California, like [Adeeba] Deterville. The future of the subsidies is in limbo: A lawsuit challenging the legality of the payments is on hold before a federal appeals court. The outcome is largely in the hands of the Trump administration, which has the power to continue or halt the stream of money. (Ho, 4/11)